Hong Kong Institute of Technology

Higher Diploma in Information Technology (Computing)

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Course Information

Registration period
25 Jan 2021 (Mon) - 31 Aug 2023 (Thu)
HKD 112,000
(The tuition fee is charged on subject basis with HKD $7,000 per subject, total of 16 subjects are to be studied.)
Study Mode
3 Year(s)

Course Overview

Programme Feature
Higher Diploma in Computing (HDC) is a dynamic and professional programme that focuses on combining the theoretical and the practical aspects in the field of computing.

The first year of study provides students with an integrated view of various generic and technique skills which are vital to the development of students’ capabilities of learning specific knowledge in their upcoming studies.

In the second year, students will then take up a specialized study theme for a more in-depth training in the different areas in computing.

After the successful completion of the programme, students will 100% articulate to the final year of the honour degree – BSc (Hons) Cyber Security (University of West London)

Computing (2+1 Degree Articulation)

Programme Objective
This programme is designed to:
introduce fundamental knowledge and skills in different areas of Information Technology including programming, networking and information security. Graduates are prepared for further studies in the Information Technology and related areas. Graduates will also be able to pursue a broad range of positions in the Information Technology industry, including programmer, network analyst, information security analyst and become an IT professional through further study or professional training plus work experience.

What You’ll Learn

  • Introduction to Academic English
  • Practical Chinese
  • Project Skills
  • Professional Ethics
  • English for Business Communication
  • Computing
  • Mathematics for Computer Science
  • Project Management
  • Computational Theory
  • Programming Principles
  • Introduction to Networks and Computer Security
  • Database Systems
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Web and Mobile Application Security
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Ethical Hacking Skills
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity and Cybercrime

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